Please have a look at our news-archive or event-archive, if you are looking for past announcements.


27/05/2017: Rania Megally to visit the SFB

Rania Megally, PhD-Student at the German University in Cairo (Egypt), will be visiting the SFB to evaluate the data collected in Egyptian Kindergarten in project A9. Her research stay will last from June 10 - September 10, 2017.


22/05/2017: Christopher Antoun to visit Mannheim

Christopher Antoun, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Survey Measurement, U.S. Census Bureau in Suitland (Maryland, USA), will be visiting project A9 to work on the analysis of data on smartphone ownership and use in Germany - data collected in the GIP, June 5-18, 2017. In addition, he will collaborate with A9 on the willingness to participate in passive mobile data collection, in a German nonprobability online panel.


18/05/2017: Stephanie Eckman to visit Mannheim

Stephanie Eckman, Fellow and Senior Survey Research Methodologist at RTI International (Washington, DC, USA), will be visiting the SFB to collaborate with project A9 on measuring geopositions and passive data from mobile devices, from June 1 - 10, 2017.


04/05/2017: Valerio Dotti to present at International Conference on Migration and Welfare, Rome

Our member Valerio Dotti (C5) will be participating at the International Conference on Migration and Welfare at the University of Rome, Italy, May 11 -12, 2017.
He will contribute to it by presenting his paper "The Political Economy of Immigration and Population Ageing".


02/05/2017: Zac Greene to visit the SFB

Our associate and former C2-Postdoc, Zac Greene, will be visiting the SFB, May 16 - 19, 2017 to continue working on the C2 project, May 16 - 19, 2017.


30/03/2017: Marc Debus new director of the MZES

Our principal investigator Marc Debus (project C2) wasappointed  as new director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) of the University of Mannheim. He will lead the MZES for the next three years.
The 38-year old Political Scientist Marc Debus has already been part of the MZES Executive Board as Head of Research Department B "European Political Systems and their Integration" since spring 2014.

Media coverage on the new appointment: Metropolnews, Rheinpfalz


20/03/2017: Katharina Burgdorf awarded best GOR Thesis in Berlin

Our student assistant Katharina Burgdorf (Z1) was awarded the GOR Thesis Award at the General Online Research Conference, March 15-17, 2017 in Berlin.

The award was for her Bachelorthesis on "Determinants of Item Nonresponse in the German Internet Panel". Her supervisor was our member Barbara Felderer.

For more information have a look here.

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